The Chicago Bears are reportedly adding a veteran tight end to their depth chart.
According to a report from NFL Network insider Mike Garafolo, the Bears are signing veteran tight end Jesse James to a one-year contract.
James, 27, previously played for the Detroit Lions and Pittsburgh Steelers. The former Penn State star began his career in Pittsburgh, where he played from 2015-18. He was a fifth round pick out of Penn State in 2018.
The tight end then played for the Lions in 2019 and ’20.
James, a Pennsylvania native, has 150 career receptions for 1,460 yards and 11 touchdowns. Now, he’ll be taking his talents to Chicago.
The #Bears are signing former #Steelers and #Lions TE Jesse James to a one-year deal, source says.